saving

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
saving

Plural
savings

  1. (plural only) All the money that you have is your savings.
    She had lost all her savings when the company went out of business.
  2. (countable) The saving is the difference between the amount you were going to use or spend and the amount you actually did.
    The fuel savings in moving to a new car can be huge.
    The lower tax represents a saving of over $300 for the average family.

Verb[change]

Plain form
save

Third-person singular
saves

Past tense
saved

Past participle
saved

Present participle
saving

  1. The present participle of save.

Preposition[change]

Preposition
saving

  1. except
    After the fire, nothing was left saving the clothes I was wearing.

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